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It's election day! Here's what you need to know to vote

The polls are open until 9:30 p.m.
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AFTER YOU VOTE, COME BACK FOR LIVE RESULTS ON ELLIOTLAKETODAY'S CANADA VOTES PAGE

It's election day in Canada. 

In Elliot Lake, the polls are open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

To vote, you must be at least 18 years old, be a Canadian citizen and prove your identity and address. If you have a voter's card, bring that to the polling station listed on the card, along with ID. Approved pieces of ID include driver's license or other Canadian government-issued ID with your photo, name and current address. This includes ID issued by federal, provincial or local government. 

Without government-issued ID, you can show two pieces of ID with your name and one must have your current address. According to Elections Canada, this includes a voter information card and bank statement, or utility bill and student ID card.

More information on how to vote without ID and a list of acceptable documents are available here

If you're unsure of where to vote, you can find your polling station on elections.ca.

In Elliot Lake, there are six candidates in the race. They are NDP Carol Hughes, Liberal Heather Wilson, Conservative Dave Williamson, Green Max Chapman, PPC Dave Delisle, and Rhino Party candidate Le Marquis De Marmalade.

 




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